Button Man: A Novel by Paul Lyons

By Paul Lyons

During the hot scorching summer time of 1988, Michael Dukakis leads George Bush senior within the polls. And whereas political conventions, campaigns remain in consultation, Hawk and the remainder of the "button gang" promote their buttons first to Democrats in Atlanta, then Republicans in New Orleans. As continuously, the crowd sells to both sides of any persuasion, supplying a different underview of the yankee political procedure, amoral hucksterism, and a corrupted type of capitalism.

Sought after by means of mortgage sharks and his girlfriend’s Ginsu-wielding ex-husband, Hawk is a witty and likeable personality choked with highway smarts and unmatchable survival instincts. His tale explores trust-and belief betrayed, besides the ethics of the street-and ethics compromised. Hawks story is certainly one of an edgy outsider's will for survival and love.

Drawing from an aspect of politics and capitalism hardly noticeable by means of most of the people, Button Man, with its unnerving violence and biting wit, is comparable to the worlds of Elmore Leonard, Nathaniel West, William Kennedy, and Quentin Tarantino.

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